Qualitative Metasynthesis : Issues and Techniques

  title={Qualitative Metasynthesis : Issues and Techniques},
  author={Margarete J Sandelowski and Sharron L. Docherty and Carolyn Emden},
There has been an accumulation of qualitative studies in recent years, but little cumulation of the understandings gained from them. Qualitative research appears endangered both by efforts to synthesize studies and by the failure to do so. Techniques used have included reciprocal translations of key metaphors and concepts and qualitative and quantitative… CONTINUE READING